>>>congrats on your new D700. 3,000 clicks it's just a >baby >> >> >>The part that just dumbfounds me is when there are high >>actuations on the camera when it's still new. I've seen >>cameras on sale at various websites that have in the >>description, "just bought the camera 2 months ago. >Only >>50,000 clicks." What in the world are people doing >in >>order to get that many shutter clicks in such a short >amount >>of time? > >Often it's time lapse photography... it's super easy to get >into the thousands very quickly. I've shot a couple of time >lapse sequences, it's easy to take 3,000 photographs in a very >short period of time... like in a couple of hours. Imagine >what it takes when shooting all day or for a 24 hour period. > >Very easy to rack up 50K exposures and have the camera look >like it just came out of the box.
Ah, I didnt think of that. I do know I stopped making huge panoramas with the Gigapan to save my shutter in the D700. I too was getting about a thousand pictures pretty quickly.